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Jacobson's absence tied to son's heart condition
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Freddie Jacobson has not been seen inside the ropes in over three months, and now we know why. Jacobson told the TC Palm that his recent absence from the PGA Tour was to be with his 7-year-old son, Max, who underwent surgery last month to repair a heart defect. Jacobson made 10 cuts in 14 […]

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Now healthy, defending champ Kirk in familiar spot
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NORTON, Mass. – Chris Kirk grew a lot larger on golf’s radar this time a year ago. His FedEx Cup playoff run was full of highs and lows, with Kirk winning the Deutsche Bank Championship to leap into the running for a U.S. Ryder Cup captain’s pick. A week after winning, however, he was passed […]

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Season over: Wilcox WDs with rental car injury
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NORTON, Mass. – Will Wilcox withdrew from the Deutsche Bank Championship Wednesday with a knee injury. There are no alternates for the FedEx Cup Playoffs. Wilcox’s withdrawal assures his elimination from the playoffs. He’s 89th on the FedEx Cup points list. Only the top 70 after Monday’s conclusion of the Deutsche Bank Championship advance to […]

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U.S. Walker Cup team visits Arnie, plans NYC stops
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Spider Miller is taking a more inclusive approach to his U.S. Walker Cup captaincy. He won’t determine his team’s pairings for next week’s biennial matches. His players will.  Miller said on a conference call Wednesday that he will ask all 10 of his players to write down, 1-5, with whom they’d prefer to be paired.  […]

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Power Rankings: 2015 Deutsche Bank Championship
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The 45th event of the season – and the second event of the postseason – is upon us, as the PGA Tour heads to Massachusetts for the Deutsche Bank Championship. A field of 99 will tackle TPC Boston, with the top 70 in the standings advancing to the BMW Championship later this month. Be sure to join […]

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Expert Picks: 2015 Deutsche Bank Championship
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This week marks the 45th event of the 2014-15 PGA Tour season, as 99 players tee it up at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Each week, a panel of experts will offer up their picks from four groups of players, based on Golf Channel’s fantasy game, Fantasy Challenge. We will also keep track of their scores and standings. The […]

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In some minds, Day could challenge Spieth for POY
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Before the first tee shot split the hot, humid air last week at Plainfield Country Club an informal poll of players seemed to quickly and quietly put to rest any thought of an actual race for this year’s PGA Tour Player of the Year Award. “It’s [Jordan] Spieth, isn’t it?” Paul Casey shrugged when asked […]

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Stock Watch: Day keeps rising; Scott keeps dropping
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Each week on GolfChannel.com, we’ll examine which players’ stocks and trends are rising and falling in the world of golf. RISING J-Day (+8%): He’s always been a monster talent, but the scary thing now is that he’s growing more confident each week. If Day can avoid injuries – a big if, given his history – […]

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Punch Shot: Who's under most pressure at D. Bank?
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There’s a lot on the line at this week’s Deutsche Bank Championship: A chance at advancing toward a $10 million bonus, a berth on the U.S. or International Presidents Cup team, a chance to impress a captain for a wild-card pick. Who is under the most pressure at TPC Boston? Our writers weigh in. By […]

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Notes: PGA Tour, Trump agree to changes at Doral
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NORTON, Mass. – Once among the most popular stops on the PGA Tour schedule, Trump National Doral had more players grumbling than ever. The complaints mainly were that the power players had too big an advantage. The Tour was listening, and so was The Donald. As part of constant feedback on golf courses, players were […]

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Annika promotes Swedish site for '19 Solheim Cup
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The bidding to host the 2019 Solheim Cup is down to two sites, one that Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam says is “close to my heart.” The bidding has been narrowed to one site in Sweden and another in Scotland, the Ladies European Tour announced Tuesday. The Swedish bid comes with intriguing questions about whether […]

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